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‘Phygital’ tech powered by public-private partnerships promises climate solutions for Nigerian agriculture 

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Resource ID

17952

Access

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Climate change and Dryland stresses, ICT / Knowledge management, Market Access and Value Chains, Development Pathways, Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management

Systems

Farming Systems, Cropping Systems, Crops and Livestock Systems

Locations

West and Central Africa, Nigeria

Global Date

24/Jan/2020

Title

‘Phygital’ tech powered by public-private partnerships promises climate solutions for Nigerian agriculture

Keywords

Phygital, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital approaches, Nigeria, agCelerant, Value chain orchestration, Internet-of-Things, Artificial Intelligence, Risk mapping, Climate risk, Crop-livestock systems, Fertilizer use, Agricultural productivity

Language

English

New ICRISAT Research Programs

West & Central Africa program

Story Partners

University of Cambridge; University of East Anglia; Rothamsted Research; National Institute of Agricultural Botany; Department of Biotechnology, (Govt. of India); Punjab Agricultural University, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1838-2, 24 January 2020

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/phygital-tech-powered-by-public-private-partnerships-promises-climate-solutions-for-nigerian-agriculture/

Description

An innovative technology that bridges digital approaches and physical interventions on farms and offers last-mile breakthrough capabilities in reaching every single project farmer with climate solutions has impressed the top leadership in Nigeria. The innovation program – agCelerant – is an advanced value chain orchestration that connects smallholders with credit, insurance, input and output markets and is the result of a partnership between CGIAR institutes and a private organization.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

24/Jan/2020

CGIAR Research Program

CCAFS

SDG

13-Climate_Action, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

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